Philips Lifeline offers medical monitoring pendants for seniors that have the ability to detect falls and alert the monitoring center within moments for the fastest possible response. Additionally, Philips Lifeline offers a medical dispensers to assist its customers with taking their medication. You can also get add-ons such as a voice extension console and a home key box. These features alone earn this service a spot on our review of the best medical alert jewelry.

For those who need assistance with installing the system, Philips Lifeline is a great solution. While most medical monitoring services are designed to be set up by the end-user, Philips Lifeline sends a skilled technician to your home to ensure that everything is installed properly and that the system is securely connected to the monitoring center.

Another great feature Philips Lifeline offers is its AutoAlert Option – a pendant with the ability to detect falls. This pendant specifically detects the impact that occurs with a fall, and it is programmed to automatically alert the monitoring center whenever this occurs. So have no fear – if you or your loved one falls and can’t press the button, help is always there.

If you choose, you can add a voice extension console and a home key box to your service. When you place the voice extension console in a different area of your home from the main console, it will increase the two-way speakerphone voice communication to a larger area. The home key box can be used to keep a spare key for instances when you accidentally get locked out of your home. In the case of an accident, minor or major, Lifeline can also give the combination of the home key box to whomever you designate to enter your home to assist you, whether that be family, neighbors or emergency services.

For seniors who have a hard time remembering not only when to take their medication but also how much to take, Philip’s Lifeline Medication Dispensing Service is a sure way to avoid dangerous medication errors. This service includes a dispenser button for the medication and an audio reminder when it's time to take each dose.

Philips Lifeline has two console options. The traditional base – its CarePartner Communicator – features a red help button, voice amplifier and 15 hours of backup battery power. The second console is the Cordless Phone Communicator, which is a cordless phone with large buttons that are easy to read and a lighted LED display for caller ID. Each base has a range of 800 feet.

Philips Lifeline Summary:
5.4/10

Philips Lifeline offers a whole suite of impressive medical monitoring services – from a UL-listed console to fall-detection pendants, a console with a built-in cordless phone and professional installation of the system. Depending on the service level you choose, this monitoring service may cost a bit more in comparison to the other medical alert systems in our review. However, Philips Lifeline proves to be one of the best medical monitoring services you can buy and is more than deserving of a place in our review.

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Philips Lifeline

Pros
Philips Lifeline’s console has an 800-foot range and offers pendants with fall-detection technology.

Cons
An activation fee is required to start your service.

The Verdict
: 5.38/10

Philips Lifeline offers advanced monitoring equipment from a respected name.

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